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JK Upper Front Radius Arm

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Product ID: 7231
The MetalCloak JK Upper Front RADIUS SPECIFIC Control Arm is precision engineered to work with the Lock-N-Load radius arm suspension providing all the flex and control with the smoothest ride.

Equipped with the all new MetalCloak Duroflex self-centering composite bushing for a misalignment of 38 degrees.

Now made with DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber - the first suspension components manufactured with Kevlar® for industry leading durability. [more...]

All parts are treated with Gold Zinc Chromate for the ultimate in defense against the elements.

The easy to install JK Upper Front Control Arm includes:
  • Left Side (Driver)
  • Upper adjustable front control arm
  • Duroflex spherical joint
  • Lock nut
  • 2 Retainer Washers
  • 2 C clips
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Availability: Usually Ships in 2-3 Days
Price As Configured:
$119.00
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MetalCloak's Jeep JK Wrangler Suspension.

Who Is MetalCloak?

MetalCloak creates Game-Changing Products for the Off Road Enthusiast.

Duroflex 101

This short video covers what you need to know about the basics of the Duroflex Joint. How it should be used and what to expect when using it.

THE TECH

EXCLUSIVE FOR JK RADIUS LONG ARM

Radius Arm


Radius Front Control Arms:

  • Fit ideally in to the limited space under the JK Wrangler.
  • Aid to the protection of vital components of the under carriage.
  • Allow maximum up and down wheel travel while keeping the pinion angle in check.
  • Have unparalleled on-road handling characteristics that cannot be denied.

This control arm works exclusively in conjunction with the Lock-N-Load Long Arm Suspension system.

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Q: WHAT IF A CLEVITE JOINT MET A FLEX JOINT IN A BAR...

A: You'd have the key to the MetalCloak Control Arms, the Patented Duroflex Joint ( metalcloakpatents.com).

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MetalCloak has taken the best features of the most widely used control arm joints and combined those features to create the Duroflex Joint, producing a Low-Maintenance, High-Misalignment (34°), Self-Centering, Rebuildable Joint with an OEM quality ride.

OEM Style Clevite Joint Typical Flex Joint MetalCloak Duroflex Joint
  • High Vibration Dampening
  • Self-Centering
  • Fused at Center Bushing
    (No Bearing Surface Wear)
  • High Transverse Flex
  • High Rotational Flex
  • Rebuildable
  • High Vibration Dampening
  • Self-Centering
  • Fused Center Bushing
    (No Bearing Surface Wear)
  • High Transverse Flex
  • High Rotational Flex
  • Rebuildable
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THE DUROFLEX JOINT PROVIDES THE BEST RIDE. PERIOD.
Duroflex Kevlar Bushing The MetalCloak Kevlar® bushings can be identified by the M located on the surface.

DuPont™ Kevlar® continues to take on new challenges, their scientists are continuously innovating and working on a range of new opportunities through collaborations with communities, industrial manufacturers, and governments. Together we’re bringing the strength, durability and performance of Kevlar® to new frontiers. Kevlar® aramid fiber is pushing boundaries and defying obstacles every day.

High Vibration Dampening & Self Centering...

Made of a Proprietary Rubber Compound, the High Vibration Dampening and Self-Centering characteristics of the Duroflex Joint means you will always get...

  • The best ride quality
  • No binding of your control arms.
  • None of the micro-wear that DESTROYS Flex Joints

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High Misalignment...

By adapting the High Transverse Flex characteristics of a typical Flex Joint, the Duroflex Joint gives you...

  • Over 34° of Misalignment
  • Over 68° per Control Arm

Absorbs Micro-Movements...

Because the Duroflex Bushing absorbs the millions of Rotational Micro-Movements found in your daily driving, you get...

  • Improved Ride Quality
  • None of the micro-wear that DESTROYS Flex Joints
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Standard Tube FEnder Clearance

True Bearing Surface...

The outer surface of the Duroflex Bushing acts as a bearing, breaking free when called for, giving you...

  • Maximum Rotation & Articulation
  • No "Binding Up" of the Control Arms

Low Maintenance & Rebuildable...

Unlike typical Flex Joints, the Duroflex does not require replacing key parts every year like others...

But, when you do need to rebuild it, it is MetalCloak easy!

Just pull out the Duroflex Bushing, clean it up, add some new Teflon impregnated, synthetic silicone grease. Reassemble.

Done.

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DEGREES OF ARTICULATION...

MetalCloak's Duroflex Joint provides 28° more articulation and flex than typical control arms!

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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

SHIPPING & MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS
ItemsMaterials
Radius Arm 1 1/4" .187 Steel Tubing
Duroflex Joint Proprietary Vulcanized Rubber made with DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber
Total Weight 10 lbs
Available in Gold Zinc? Yes
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INSTALLATION
Installation Difficulty Easy
Body Modification None
Time to Install 1 - 2 Hour
Installation Instructions Click Here to see a full list of MetalCloak Installation Instructions.
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(C) Copyright 2019, Armored Works, LLC - All Rights Reserved. Jeep is a trademark and service mark owned by Fiat Chrysler America. Products sold on this website are intended for Off Road Use Only.